Wednesday, September 14, 2011 – 7:30pm EPCOR CENTRE's Jack Singer Concert Hall Mélanie Léonard, Resident Conductor
A musical celebration of the Season from the Classical
giants to the rockin’ POPS! Come early and join a cast of
characters in the lobby for a sneak peek at our upcoming
concerts, events and special programs. Tickets only $20!
Saturday, September 17, 2011 – 4pm Shaw Amphitheatre, The Banff Centre Mélanie Léonard, Resident Conductor Shauna Rolston, Cello
The spectacular outdoor setting and natural acoustics of
The Banff Centre's new amphitheatre provide the perfect
backdrop as the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra brings
your favourite classical melodies to life. Make this concert
the centrepiece of a culturally rich, mountain getaway by
combining it with local culinary experiences
A Symphony of Taste Packages To purchase packages please click here. Each package includes a concert ticket.
VIP Pre-Show Access with VIP Concert Seating 3pm – 3:45pm
$94 adult $90 student / senior
Be one of the few special guests who will enjoy a pre-show conversation with CPO Music Director Roberto Minczuk, drinks and hors-d'oeuvres overlooking the splendid new Shaw Amphitheatre and Special VIP seating reserved for the Classical Banff concert.
Post-show Reception 5:30pm – 7pm
$99 adult $95 student / senior
Following the concert, stay for a glass of wine and a fabulous dining experience in the Husky Great Hall at The Banff Centre.
All In Package with VIP Concert Seating 3pm – 7pm
$145 adult $140 student / senior
Be our VIP guest for the day, visit with CPO Music Director Roberto Minczuk, enjoy premium reserved seating for the outdoor concert, and stay for a divine post-concert reception overlooking the Shaw Amphitheatre in the heart of Banff National Park.
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 – 8pm EPCOR CENTRE's Jack Singer Concert Hall
This concert has been rescheduled for next Season when the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra and the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra will perform on stage together. Please stayed tuned for the exciting announcement in our 2012/2013 Season.
Patrons who have already purchased tickets to this concert will be contacted by the CPO to discuss options.
Friday, October 7, 2011 – 8pm Saturday, October 8, 2011 – 2pm Saturday, October 8, 2011 – 8pm EPCOR CENTRE's Jack Singer Concert Hall George Daugherty, Conductor and Creator
“What’s up, Doc?” By popular demand, Bugs Bunny
returns to the big screen with an even bigger cast of
zany characters, and an unforgettable fusion of
Looney Tunes classics with their original scores
played live by the CPO.
Wednesday, November 9, 2011 – 8pm Jack Singer Concert Hall Herbie Hancock, Piano Mélanie Léonard, Resident Conductor
Five decades, 12 Grammy Awards – Herbie Hancock is
a true modern icon who continues to amaze audiences
with his creative blend of jazz, blues and classical music.
This pioneer joins us for a symphonic tribute to the
legendary George Gershwin.
Wednesday, December 7, 2011 – 7pm Thursday, December 8, 2011 – 7pm Saturday, December 10, 2011 – 2pm Grace Presbyterian Church 1009 15 Avenue SW Mélanie Léonard, Resident Conductor The Young Canadians of the Calgary Stampede
The beauty of this 100-year-old church provides the
backdrop for a festive performance with the CPO and
the Young Canadians. Celebrate the season by joining
together in carols that take you back to the traditional
heart of Christmas.
Friday, December 9, 2011 – 7:30pm Saturday, December 10, 2011 – 7:30pm EPCOR CENTRE's Jack Singer Concert Hall Ivars Taurins, Conductor Gillian Keith, Soprano Meg Bragle, Mezzo-Soprano Rufus Müller, Tenor Brett Polegato, Bass-Baritone Calgary Philharmonic Chorus
A work for the ages and a holiday tradition,
Handel’s Messiah is simply sublime. Discover this
masterpiece anew with conductor Ivars Taurins’ vital
interpretation, and rejoice to the voices of the Calgary
Philharmonic Chorus and four remarkable soloists.
Sunday, December 11, 2011 – 2pm EPCOR CENTRE's Jack Singer Concert Hall "George Frideric Handel", Conductor
Be part of the biggest choir in town as a feisty Maestro
Handel leads the Orchestra, Chorus and you in this joyous
holiday afternoon. Bring your own score, purchase one in
the lobby or just sit back and be surrounded by the glory of
this annual tradition.
Also, join the CPO in supporting the Calgary Inter-Faith
Food Bank and drop off your non-perishable food items
in the lobby.
Thursday, December 15, 2011 – 8pm EPCOR CENTRE's Jack Singer Concert Hall Mélanie Léonard, Resident Conductor John McDermott, Vocalist
Whether it’s his Irish songs, Scottish stories, or Canadian
charm, John McDermott never fails to entertain. Just in
time for Christmas, one of the nation’s most beloved
performers returns with holiday favourites and
Monday, January 2, 2012 – 2:30pm EPCOR CENTRE's Jack Singer Concert Hall Niels Muus, Conductor (Vienna) Katarzyna Dondalska , Soprano (Warsaw-Berlin) Alexander Kaimbacher, Tenor (Vienna) Dancers from Ballet St. Pölten
Inspired by Vienna's world-famous "Neujahrskonzert"
(New Year's Concert), this holiday tradition returns
with a brilliant new cast of over 75 musicians, stellar
European singers and dancers in beautiful costumes.
Fall in love with Vienna's "Waltz King" in an all
new program of light-hearted waltzes, polkas
and operetta pieces.
Join us for the Delta Bow Valley "Salute to Vienna' New Year's Brunch!
Partnered with the Delta Bow Valley and Elements Bistro, please join us for our Spectacular New Year's Brunch prior to attending the Salute to Vienna performance. With proof of purchase to the performance receive a 10% discount on Brunch as well as allow us to provide you with complimentary parking for Brunch and the remainder of the day while you are enjoying the show. Please call 403-266-1980 for reservations and inquiries.
Friday, January 27, 2012 – 8pm EPCOR CENTRE's Jack Singer Concert Hall Mélanie Léonard, Resident Conductor Jeans 'n Classics, Band and Vocals
"The Dark Side of The Moon" remained on the charts
for 741 weeks and is one of the best-selling albums
world wide. Witness a unique symphonic treatment of
this groundbreaking album in its entirety along with other
Pink Floyd classics. This show will dust off the synthesizers
and take you back to the '70s with songs like Another Brick
in the Wall, Money and more.
Just Added! The Music of Pink Floyd Dress Rehearsal
With the evening show sold out here is your chance to witness a unique symphonic treatment of the groundbreaking album, "The Dark Side of The Moon" in its entirety along with other Pink Floyd classics. The CPO and vocal stars dust off the synthesizers and take you back to the 70's with songs like Another Brick in the Wall, Money and more.
Tuesday, March 6, 2012 – 8pm EPCOR CENTRE's Jack Singer Concert Hall Mélanie Léonard, Resident Conductor The Arrogant Worms
Brace yourself as Canada’s funniest musical trio brings
their riotous symphony show to Calgary for an evening of
laughs and music. With hits like The Last Saskatchewan
Pirate, I Am Cow, Celine Dion and Me Like Hockey, you’ll
love this hilarious romp through life’s little inanities.
Friday, April 20, 2012 – 8pm EPCOR CENTRE's Jack Singer Concert Hall Mélanie Léonard, Resident Conductor Jeans 'n Classics, Band and Vocals
From Roxanne and Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic
to the chart-topping Fields of Gold, hear all the hits as
the CPO and Jeans 'n Classics pay tribute to this 16-time
Grammy Award-winning rock star!
May 18 – 8pm & May 19 – 2pm & 8pm EPCOR CENTRE's Jack Singer Concert Hall Andy Brick, Conductor Calgary Philharmonic Chorus
Get ready to power up at this eye-popping,
surround-sound concert featuring blockbuster video
games like Halo, World of Warcraft, Super Mario Bros.
and The Legend of Zelda. With a pre-show festival,
costume contest, and giant video screens accompanying
the sounds of the Orchestra, this show is set to
sell out fast, so get your tickets early!
Sunday, June 3, 2012 – 7pm Knox United Church 506 - 4th Street SW Rajaton, Vocal Ensemble Calgary Philharmonic Chorus
Finland’s finest! Experience Rajaton, the a cappella
group that is taking the world by storm, bridging the
gap between classical and pop music. In this unique
fundraising event these six amazing singers are
joined by the Calgary Philharmonic Chorus for a night
of vocal brilliance.
With your contribution of $75, you will receive a tax
receipt of $25, and will be furthering the goals of
The Borak Forte Program in support of the Calgary
Philharmonic Chorus, over 100 voices strong.